Festival of Chariots

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Where? Sea Point

When? 16 December 2018

Overnight? See Sea Point accommodation, in Western Cape

The Festival of Chariots is an amazing East-meets-West cultural experience and everyone is welcome.

The festival offers you the opportunity to explore and appreciate a culture and lifestyle that is friendly to oneself, others and the environment. It makes a fun day out for the whole family.

The parade is the highlight of the festival, hundreds of festival-goers from all over South Africa will hand pull the 20 meter- colourful wooden chariot bearing the figures of Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra down the streets of Seapoint. The procession is accompanied by melodious singing and dancing. The traditional Jagannath Festival of Chariots is a celebration over 5000 years old, observed in the ancient holy city of Jagannath Puri in India, making it the oldest street festival in the world.

What else can we see at the Festival?
Live performances featuring classical dance, music and dramas
Famous Hare Krishna food for all tastes
Books for the seeker
Discourses by Spiritually enlightened practitioners
Exotic imported clothing and books
Henna tattoos and face painting

Please Note

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